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Several Wyandotte County students to be candidates for degrees at KU

Several Wyandotte County students are candidates for degrees this fall at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

The students are among more than 1,300 candidates for degrees this fall at KU. Some graduates participated in school and departmental recognition events, while other students will participate in the annual commencement ceremony May 18.

KU fall degree candidates from Wyandotte County include:

Allison McKenzie Crist, Bonner Springs, Kan., Bachelor of Science in Journalism and English minor;
Kristine Nicole Irwin, Bonner Springs, Kan., Master of Science in Nursing;
Kylie Christine Jones, Bonner Springs, Kan., Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology;
Patrick Ryan McKechnie, Bonner Springs, Kan., Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art;
Tessa R. Newberry, Bonner Springs, Kan., Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design and English minor;
Sarah Lorraine Scott, Bonner Springs, Kan., Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
Justin Micheal Bown, Edwardsville, Kan., Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care;
Luis E. Aparicio-Avila, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies;
Aleesha M Atwood, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of General Studies in Psychology and human sexuality minor;
Stephanie Marie Bailey, Kansas City, Kan., Master of Business Administration;
Brittany E. Baumli, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of Arts in English;
Katelyn Margaret Bronell, Kansas City, Kan., Master of Arts in Global and International Studies;
Mollie Frances Grace Chapin-Patch, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of Science in Sport Management and psychology minor;
Brianna Chatmon, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of General Studies in Liberal Arts and Sciences;
Angel Ann Craig, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of Science in Business in supply chain management;
Erin LaShae Davis, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of General Studies in Sociology and Bachelor of General Studies in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies;
Melissa Louise Erwin, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
Kaylisa Nickole Estes, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of General Studies in Sociology and Bachelor of General Studies in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies;
Ana I. Jimenez, Kansas City, Kan., Doctor of Medicine;
Kim P. M. Jones, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
Tequilla Tavockious Manning, Kansas City, Kan., Doctor of Medicine;
Cindy Marlene Moore, Kansas City, Kan., Master of Science in Education;
MeShon LaTra Pouncil, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
Bruno Soria, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering;
Molly Jean Steele, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
Sahira Abigail Tapia, Kansas City, Kan., Bachelor of Science in Biology;
Joseph Louis Voye III, Kansas City, Kan., Master of Business Administration;
Kristina Elizabeth Wendt-Scott, Kansas City, Kan., Master of Science in Education;
Jonathon Westbrook, Kansas City, Kan., Master of Public Administration;
Min Yao, Kansas City, Kan., Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology; and
Chien-Hung Yeh, Kansas City, Kan., Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology.

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I-435 ramp to K-32 to close Thursday, Nov. 16

The Kansas Department of Transportation will close the ramp from northbound I-435 to K-32 in Edwardsville from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, weather permitting, according to a KDOT spokesman.

The closure is necessary to remove an overhead sign, the spokesman stated.

The right lane of northbound I-435 near the K-32 exit will also be closed during this time, according to KDOT. This ramp is located about two miles south of the I-435 – I-70 interchange.

Updated daily traffic information for this project and for the entire Kansas City metro area can be viewed at: www.ksdot.org/kcmetro/laneclose.asp.

Motorists are asked to use extra caution in the work zone area, the spokesman stated.

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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Wyandotte County

Update: The severe thunderstorm warning has been extended until 11:15 p.m. Saturday in Wyandotte County.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 10:30 p.m. for central Wyandotte County, as well as parts of Johnson and Jackson counties.

The thunderstorm was located over Lenexa at 9:51 p.m., moving east at 40 mph, according to the weather service.

The weather service said 70 mph wind gusts and penny-size hail are possible.

There may be considerable tree damage, as well as damage to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings, according to the weather service.

Among locations in the path of the storm: Kansas City, Kansas, Bonner Springs, and Edwardsville as well as cities on both sides of the state line.

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